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South Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 1 (16 Jan 2017)

HIGHLIGHTS

• Fighting in Yambio has displaced over 7,000 people.

• The South Sudan Humanitarian Fund has allocated nearly $11 million to support dry season response in the Greater Equatoria region.

• Malaria topped all diseases in 2016 as the leading cause of death and morbidity.

• The 2016 cholera outbreak has spread to 10 counties, with cases confirmed in Panyijiar.

• Clashes between refugees and host community in Maban County displaced civilians and disrupted humanitarian operations.

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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Original Publication Date: 
16 Jan 2017
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2019